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Baby foxes, rejected by mom, make their debut

The cuteness factor just doubled at the Milwaukee County Zoo as two fennec fox kits went on public display.The male and female kits, named Roscoe and Lulu, were born in January but were rejected by their mother. The pair was hand-reared by zoo staff and now spend their time playing together in the Small Mammal Building.Fennec foxes are nocturnal, and found in the Sahara Desert of North Africa. The
Lulu and Roscoe can be seen on the nocturnal side of the zoo's Small Mammal Building.
Lulu and Roscoe can be seen on the nocturnal side of the zoo's Small Mammal Building.Milwaukee County Zoo

The cuteness factor just doubled at the Milwaukee County Zoo as two fennec fox kits went on public display.

Lulu and Roscoe can be seen on the nocturnal side of the zoo's Small Mammal Building.Milwaukee County Zoo

The male and female kits, named Roscoe and Lulu, were born in January but were rejected by their mother. The pair was hand-reared by zoo staff and now spend their time playing together in the Small Mammal Building.

Though rejected by their mother, the pair of foxes can see their parents through a clear door from their exhibit.Milwaukee County Zoo
The kits were raised by zoo staff during their critical early life stage.Milwaukee County Zoo
Zookeepers report the kits are quite active in their exhibit, playing with toys and chasing each other.Milwaukee County Zoo

Fennec foxes are nocturnal, and found in the Sahara Desert of North Africa. Their most distinctive feature, large ears, help dissipate heat and are sensitive enough to hear prey that might be moving underground. 

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